Posts made in April, 2013

Two Warwick Institutions Honor Another Warwick Institution – Lilibet Lewis McLean

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Two Warwick Institutions Honor Another Warwick Institution – Lilibet Lewis McLean

On Sunday, May 5th, St. Anthony Community Hospital and The Warwick Historical Society will be honoring Lilibet Lewis McLean at “An Afternoon to Remember,” a Downton Abbey-inspired High Tea that will take place on the lawn of Lewis Park. The afternoon begins with noon registration at The A. W. Buckbee Center, continuing on a “Grand Tour” of five of The Historical Society’s downtown museums and properties, with the final stop a tented Tea Party on the lawn of Lewis Park. Proceeds will benefit The Hospital and The Historical Society. Lilibet Lewis McLean is a Warwick treasure, and without the...

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“Warwick in History” – Around 1878, the Temperance League of Warwick was organized. (more)

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“Warwick in History” – Around 1878, the Temperance League of Warwick was organized. Its objectives were to develop public sentiment in favor of temperance, secure the election of commissioners of excise opposed to license, and by judicious action enforce the law as far as possible. It proposed to make an annual canvass of the town for the furtherance of these plans. That it has met with reasonable degree of success is evident from the increased vote in favor of no license. Its membership consisted of the clergymen of the place and many of the leading businessmen. Connected...

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Warwick Merchants Guild to Launch Downton Abbey Raffle for An Afternoon to Remember

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Warwick Merchants Guild to Launch Downton Abbey Raffle for An Afternoon to Remember

Warwick, New York – The Warwick Merchants Guild met this past Wednesday, and at the top of their Agenda was the upcoming May 5th event, AN AFTERNOON TO REMEMBER, the largest, tented formal tea party ever staged in Warwick. All proceeds will benefit St.Anthony Community Hospital and the Warwick Historical Society. Inspired by the wildly popular television series, “Downton Abbey,” a very special RAFFLE PRIZE is being offered – a trip for two to the actual shooting location of Downton Abbey, HIGHCLERE CASTLE,in Newbury,UK. This premiere four-day, three night includes roundtrip...

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Warwick in History – In the year 1797, Francis Baird was elected town clerk, and Robert Armstrong was elected supervisor. At the town meeting, 68 pounds was voted for support of the poor (more)

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“Warwick in History” – In the year 1797, Francis Baird was elected town clerk, and Robert Armstrong was elected supervisor. At the town meeting, 68 pounds was voted for support of the poor and four pounds as an additional sum on wolves’ heads. The apportionment of the school monies by the supervisor of the county to the several towns in the county was as follows: Cornwall, 140 pounds, thirteen shillings; Goshen, 82 pounds, ten shillings; Warwick, 101 pounds, nine shillings; Minisink, 76 pounds, fourteen shillings. In April of 1800, Francis Baird was elected town clerk...

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